Or sharing their Thor wig after wearing it for an hour with their unsuspecting best friend.
She definitely could confirm a dress by the way she was wearing it.
She could just be wearing a pair of knickers and $50,000 worth of jewelry.
On stage, Hilton is wearing black fingerless gloves--gold-studded, just like her dress.
The cyclist had turned the heads of the women in the dorm on his way back from the showers, wearing just a towel.
Perhaps she was wearing a different costume than she had the night before.
When day broke they succeeded in wearing the ship with a remnant of the spritsail.
The Andalusian apologizes to you for not wearing a coat and round hat.
It will not prevent you from wearing your shoe and stocking.
Besides the cleanup features a display of toilet articles and wearing apparel had to be made.
Old English werian "to clothe, put on," from Proto-Germanic *wazjanan (cf. Old Norse verja, Old High German werian, Gothic gawasjan "to clothe"), from PIE *wes- "to clothe" (cf. Sanskrit vaste "he puts on," vasanam "garment;" Avestan vah-; Greek esthes "clothing," hennymi "to clothe," eima "garment;" Latin vestire "to clothe;" Welsh gwisgo, Breton gwiska; Old English wæstling "sheet, blanket;" Hittite washshush "garments," washanzi "they dress").
The Germanic forms "were homonyms of the vb. for 'prevent, ward off, protect' (Goth. warjan, O.E. werian, etc.), and this was prob. a factor in their early displacement in most of the Gmc. languages" [Buck]. Shifted from a weak verb (past tense and past participle wered) to a strong one (past tense wore, past participle worn) in 14c. on analogy of rhyming strong verbs such as bear and tear.
Secondary sense of "use up, gradually damage" (late 13c.) is from effect of continued use on clothes. To be the worse for wear is attested from 1782; noun phrase wear and tear is first recorded 1660s.
"action of wearing" (clothes), mid-15c., from wear (v.). Meaning "what one wears" is 1570s. To be the worse for wear is attested from 1782; noun phrase wear and tear is first recorded 1660s, implying the sense "process of being degraded by use."